Shelton: First Edition Library, 1990. Facsimile reprint of the 1920 first edition. 8vo, black cloth, dust wrapper. (Shelton, CT,: First Edition Library, n.d. ca. 1990.) A fine copy in a fine dust wrapper and matching publisher's slipcase.
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New York: Wm. H. Wise & Co., 1923. Frontispiece portrait. Double-column text printed in red & black. 4to, flexible brown buckram wrappers, string-tied, pictorial dust wrapper. New York: Wm. Wise & Roycrofters, (1923). A fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper. Containing the inspired and inspiring selections, gathered during a life time of discriminating reading for his own use.
Shelton: First Edition Library, 1990. Exact facsimile of the Scribner 1925 first edition. 8vo, black cloth, d.w. Shelton, CT: The First Edition Library, n.d. (ca. 1990). A fine copy, just the slightest of scuffs to slipcase. As new, in publisher's slipcase. Only the letters FEL on the dust wrapper flap distinguishes it from the actual first edition.
London: Temple, 1909. Color frontispiece, 11 color plates and black and white illustrations throughout by Arthur Rackham. 304pp., tall 8vo, original gilt-stamped red cloth, title on spine and front cover, pictorial images also on front cover and spine, d.w. London: Temple Press, (1909). Near Fine. A fine copy but for slight foxing on outer edges and the first and last few pages.
New York: Farrar Straus & Giroux, 1988. 8vo, cloth, d.w. New York: Farrar Straus, (1988). First Edition.
Oxford: Shakespeare Head, 1975. With a Foreward and Illustrations by Osbert Lancaster. 12 colour plates, mostly double page. 187pp. Folio, 1/4 morocco, single gilt rule border, g.t., pictorial board slipcase. Oxford: The Shakespeare Head Press, 1975. A fine copy in a near fine slipcase. One of 750 numbered copies, signed by the Illustrator.
London: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1915. 24 illustrations in color by George Sheringham. 4to, pictorial cloth. London: John Lane, (1915). Illustrated Edition. With a foreword by the author. Edition De Luxe of Beerbohm's classic.
Avon: Limited Editions Club, 1975. Introduction by Arthur Mizener and illustrated by Lily Harmon with 12 color plates and other in-text drawings. 294pp. Short 4to, two-toned blue patterned cloth on front cover; publisher's board slipcase, bumped at corner. (Avon, Connecticut): The Limited Editions Club, 1975. A fine copy in near fine box. One of 2000 numbered copies signed by the illustrator.
New York: Limited Editions Club, 1982. Illustrated in color by Fred Meyer. Introduction by Charles Scribner III. 319pp. 4to, patterned art-deco cloth with paper spine label; board slipcase. New York: Limited Editions Club, (1982). A fine copy. One of 2000 copies, signed by the artist and the introducer on the colophon page.
Durham, NY: 1966. T.L.S with a holograph postscript, 4to., 1 page, personal letterhead, Durham, New York, July 1st 1966, to literary agent and physician William Amburn concerning promotional appearances for his book, in part: "...Mrs. Prashker tells me that you have inherited me as a patient and a client, and I hope you don't regret it before we are through. If you have not already sent me a copy of the printed book to this address I would be greatly...
New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2007. Replete with 383 illustrations, including 130 colorplates. 452 pages. Thick oblong 4to, brown cloth, d.w. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, (2007). First edition. A fine copy in a fine dust wrapper. Biographical Dictionary of British Calotypists by Larry J. Schaaf in collaboration with the author.
New York: Knopf, 1981. 8vo, cloth, d.w., publisher's slipcase. N.Y: Knopf, 1981. Limited First Edition. One of 350 specially bound copies, signed by the author.
New York: Harcourt Brace, 1936. 8vo, black cloth, d.w. New York: Harcourt Brace, (1936). First Edition. Fine copy in an edge-rubbed dust wrapper with one corner chipped.
London: 1923. Title page illustrations by the author. Thiin 4to, cloth backed boards; pictorial label, lightly toned. (London): Privately Printed, 1923. Limited First Edition. A brilliant essay on Oscar Wilde, hitherto unpublished, originally intended for the first issue of The Yellow Book. One of 300 copies on Japan vellum.
Avon: Limited Editions Club, 1974. Illustrations by Joseph Mugnaini. 11 color plates and other illus. in the text. 309pp. Tall 8vo, pict. cloth, board slipcase. Avon, Connecticut: The Limited Editions Club, 1974. A fine copy in a lightly worn slipcase. One of 2000 numbered copies signed both by the author and the illustrator.
London: 1827. Partial Autograph Document Signed, 3.5" x 4.5", an endorsement, removed from a larger document, including the words: "London - July 2nd 1827 - Edward Carrington - Justice of the Supreme Court of Ceylon, R. Birnie: J.P." *Solf as an exceptional example of his signature. Fine condition. Scottish police magistrate in London who came to prominence for his involvement with the Cato Street Conspiracy and for the publicity he incurred when he read the Riot Act at Queen Caroline's funeral.
New Haven: 1938. Exceptional AQS on a white, unlined 3" x 5" card, New Haven, June 1938, in full: "I didn't put myself through college for four years and go through a long difficult religious conversion in order to have the same ideas as the rest of the world." *Originally from Wilder's novel "Heaven's My Destination", as spoken by the character George Brush. Boldly signed and in fine condition. American playwight and novelist who was the recipient of three Pulitzer Prizes.
Avon: Limited Editions Club, 1973. Illustrated by Lawrence Beall Smith in color and black and white. 311 pages. Short 4to, floral cloth covers with brown cloth spine, board slipcase, bookplate. Avon, CT: Limited Editions Club, 1973. A near fine copy. Limited edition. Number 1523 out of 2000 copies, signed by the artist.
London: 1936. Very attractive signed postal cover, "Rudyard Kipling", 6.5" x 3.75", mailed by the American Express Co., London, England to New York City, via ship mail aboard the maiden voyage of the R.M.S. "Queen Mary", postmarked May 25th 1936m with exceptional postal marking and cancellations throughout. Boldly signed and in fine condition. Indian-born English novelist and poet best remembered for such classics as 'The Jungle Book', 'Mandalay' and 'Gunga Din'.
Ketchum: 1959. Black & white studio photograph of Hemingway and his wife Mary. 7 1/2 x 10 inches. Stamped on the verso by photographer John Bryson, Berverly Hills. noted in pencil "Ketchum, 1959"
Avon: Limited Editions Club, 1974. Translated by William Ellery Leonard, Introduced by Leonard Cotrell. With 9 color plates, and 7 monochrome illustrations by Irving Amen. 105pp. 4to, cloth, board slipcase. Avon, Connecticut: The Limited Editions Club, 1974. Fine. One of 2000 numbered copies signed by the illustrator.
Westport: Limited Editions Club, 1977. Illustrated with Woodcuts by Helmut Ackermann. 10 plates, and other illustrations in the text. 181pp. 4to, 1/4 black morocco with gilt-lettered spine; publisher's board slipcase. Westport, Connecticut: The Limited Editions Club, 1977. A fine copy. One of 1600 numbered copies signed by the illustrator.
Washington: National Gallery of Art, 1987. Letters selected and annotated by Sarah Greenough. 120 color illustrations & 11 black & white photographs. 306pp. Large 4to, white cloth, d.w. Washington, D.C.: National Gallery of Art, (1987). A fine copy in near fine dust wrapper. Lavishly illustrated volume which accompanied the 1987 exhibition marking the centennial of the artist's birth. With over 120 letters, many never before published.
New York: Felicie, 1973. Translated by J. Peter Moore. Profusely illustrated in color & in black and white with photographs and drawings. Tall 4to, pictorial cloth, gold foil d.w., just a bit scratched. New York: Felice, (1973). First American Edition. Fine. "When six years old I wanted to be a cook Dali wrote. He is now sixty eight and his ambition is fulfilled in the shape of a book...." With 55 recipes illustrated in color."All the recipes in this cook...
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1902. Illustrated (b/w). 288 pages. 8vo., gilt-stamped purple cloth faded at tops and spine. New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, (1902). A very good(+) copy. With paste-down inside front cover signed in ink by Carter and Belasco: "En Souvenir Opening of the Belasco Theatre, September 29th, 1902, Special limited edition for private distribution No. 657 With Compliments of Leslie Carter David Belasco"